The Embassy

Dear Visitor,

It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to the Official Website of the Embassy of Algeria in the United Kingdom. By browsing this website, you will find information about Algeria, the embassy’s activities as well as access to websites of various Algerian Governmental Institutions.

This site also aims to enlighten our visitors on the different facets of the relations of friendship and cooperation that exist between Algeria and the United Kingdom and that are destined to be further strengthened and diversified.

On this occasion, I wish to extend my warm greetings to the members of the Algerian community established in the United Kingdom and to assure them that the Embassy and the General Consulate will remain committed to providing them with the highest possible quality of services and to listen to their concerns. I would like to thank you for taking the time to visit us and hope you found our website informative and enjoyable. All your comments and suggestions are welcome.

Abderrahmane BENGUERRAH
Ambassador of Algeria to the United Kingdom

Biography of H.E.Mr Abderrahmane BENGUERRAH, Ambassador of Algeria to the United Kingdom

1985 – 1987: Junior cabinet member, Algerian Ministry of Energy
1987 – 1988: Head of marketing group, Algerian oil company SONATRACH
1988 – 1992: Third Secretary, Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1992 – 1996: First Secretary, Press Attache ,Algerian Embassy in London
1996 -2000: Deputy Director for North American Affairs
2000-2004: Deputy Head of Mission,Algerian Embassy in Washington
2004-2008: Cabinet member,Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2008-2009: Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative, United Nations, NewYork
2009 -2015: Ambassador, Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde and The Gambia
2015 – 2017: Director for West European Countries
2017- 2019 : Director General for the Americas

1975:  Baccalaureat in Mathematics
1980:  Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of New Hampshire, USA
Bachelor of Arts in Economics,University of New Hampshire,USA
1982:  Master of Arts in Economics,University of New Hampshire,USA
Married, three children

H.E. Mr Abderrahmane Benguerrah

Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

Mr Ali Achoui


Mr Mohamed Khelifi 

Counselor, Economic & Trade Affairs,

Alternate Representative IMO

Mr Hamed Salhi 

First Secretary, Cultural & Parliamentary Affairs,

Head of Student Department

Mr Ishak Dehibi

 First Secretary, Politics & Media

Mrs Noura Smail

First Secretary, Economic Affairs

Mr Mokhtar Latrache

First Secretary, Administrative and Financial Officer

Mr Touffik Slimani

Attaché, Financial Officer (Student Department)

Mrs Zohra Abed


Defense Attaché Office

Colonel Malik Mustapha Lebboukh

Defense Attaché

Lt Colonel Khaled Reghioua

Maritime Attaché

Mohamed Messaged KELLOU1963 to 1964

Mohamed Messaged KELLOU
1963 to 1964

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Lakhdar Brahimi
1971 to 1979

Abdelkrim Benmahmoud1979 to 1982

Abdelkrim Benmahmoud
1979 to 1982

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Redha Malek
1982 to 1984 

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Ahmed Laïdi
1984 to 1988

Showcase 3

Hadj Benbdelkader
1988 to 1989

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Abdelkrim Gheraieb
1989 to 1992

Ali Lakhdari1992 to 1994

Ali Lakhdari
1992 to 1994

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Amar Bendjama
1994 to 1996

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Ahmed Benyamina
1996 to 2000

Showcase 2

Ahmed Attaf
2001 to 2004

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Mohamed Salah Dembri
2005 to 2010

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Amar Abba
2010 to 2019

Location and Transport

TubeNearest Tube station:
Oxford Circus (0.2 miles), Bond Street (0.4 miles), Westminster Tube Station (1.4 miles)

Bus LinesThe following Bus Lines passes near the Embassy:
Bus Stop: Margaret Street / Oxford Circus
3, 6, 7, 8, 10,12, 13, 23, 25, 55, 73, 88, 94, 98, 137, 139, 159, 189, 390, 453, C2

Telephone: (020) 7299 7077

Fax: (020) 7299 7076


Opening Hours

Monday – Friday : 0900-1700 Local Time

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